|May 30, 2023|
Box Office: ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ crushes franchise record
HOLLYWOOD - “John Wick: Chapter 4” knocked down the box office competition, collecting a remarkable $73.5 million in its opening weekend.
Boosted by positive reviews and enthusiastic word-of-mouth, the fourth installment in the action series, led by Keanu Reeves as a legendary assassin, landed the best start of the franchise. It’s one of the rare original properties to keep growing in terms of ticket sales.
“Shazam 2” slid to second place as ticket sales cratered by 69% in its second week. It’s another dismal turnout for the quirky superhero adventure, starring Zachary Levi.
In third place, “Scream VI” collected $8.4 million in its third weekend of release.
“Creed III” landed at No. 4 in its fourth week of release. The sports drama, directed by Michael B. Jordan who also stars in the film with Jonathan Majors.
Sony’s prehistoric sci-fi thriller “65” rounded out the top five, Variety reported.
Story Date: March 31, 2023